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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Shalom Center to house temporary overnight warming shelter during winter months

Shalom Center logo

KENOSHA – An emergency overnight warming shelter will be provided this winter under a partnership forged between Kenosha County, the City of Kenosha and the Shalom Center.

Under the arrangement, the Shalom Center will offer 10 emergency beds, to be reserve...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Emergency Assistance Program grant applications now available for July 2017 flood survivors

Flooded house in Wheatland

Kenosha County residents whose homes were damaged by the July 2017 floods may now apply for recovery funds through the Southern Housing Region Kenosha County Emergency Assistance Program, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The county was recentl...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Kenosha County golf courses now closed for the season

Brighton Dale sunset

Kenosha County’s golf courses are now closed for the season, Daniel Drier, general manager of golf operations, announced today.

Brighton Dale Links had closed for the season Nov. 17, but Petrifying Springs Golf Course remained open as long as the...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

A new use for an old roof: Repurposed rocks land at Brookside Care Center

Repurposed landscaping stones at Brookside Care Center

As Kenosha County makes efforts to promote sustainability, parts of the old roof at one Kenosha County building have found a new home and a new purpose at a different location.

Stones that now surround the outside of much of the Brookside Care Center facil...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

County Executive praises Sharing Center upon release of Western Kenosha County Flood Fund grants

Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser is praising the work of the Sharing Center, which this week awarded $49,000 in grants to 13 families that were affected by the July flooding that devastated portions of the county.

These funds were collected from donors...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Kenosha County to receive $756,000 in CDBG funding for flood disaster recovery

2017 flood damage

Kenosha County will receive $756,000 in Community Development Block Grant-Emergency Assistance Program funding for disaster recovery activities related to the July floods, County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

These funds will be used to complete r...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Waste collection changes in county buildings yield improved efficiency, substantial savings

A seemingly minor change to how office waste is collected is translating into a meaningful savings for Kenosha County.

The county in October implemented new waste guidelines for its employees, asking those who work in facilities across county government to...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Dead ash trees in Silver Lake Park provide real-world training opportunity for Gateway students

Gateway Urban Forestry partnership

A unique partnership earlier this week turned a rural Kenosha County park into a real-world laboratory for students in Gateway Technical College’s Arboriculture/Urban Forestry Program.

Students were at Silver Lake Park on Tuesday, working on the proper not...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Kenosha County to receive state funding for further development of KD Park

Kenosha County has been tentatively awarded two state grants to further develop the West End Park, known locally as KD Park, Kenosha County Executive Jim Kreuser announced today.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Knowles-Nelson Stewardship and ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Economic development, future growth are focal points of 2018 county budget

County Executive Jim Kreuser

County Executive Jim Kreuser delivered the 2018 Budget Proposal to the Kenosha County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 3. This budget emphasizes activities that will continue to attract economic development to Kenosha County.

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Kenosha County receives federal grant to fight opioid addiction

A $300,000 federal grant will enable Kenosha County to launch a new program to aid in the fight against opioid addiction.

With the grant funds, the county will begin an Opioid Overdose Reduction Project that will link overdose survivors and their family an...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

County performing Highway 31 repairs for state; traffic delays expected

Kenosha County, under contract by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, is conducting spot repairs of damaged pavement along Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) in the City of Kenosha.

This work, in the area between Highway K (60th Street) and Highway 50 (75...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

Kenosha County Veterans Services Office is announcing new hours

Kenosha County Veterans Services is announcing new hours of operation for veterans and families.

Effective August 1, 2017, the Kenosha County Veterans Services Office, located at 8600 Sheridan Rd. Suite 700, will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday throug...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Kenosha County receives $3.3 million lead hazard grant

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this week awarded $3,300,000 to the Kenosha County Division of Health to support continuous efforts to keep families and their children safe from lead-based paint and other home health and safety ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Opioid death prevention grant already saving lives in Kenosha County

On the same day Kenosha County public health nurses completed naloxone training with members of the Pleasant Prairie Police Department, officers there scored their first “save,” reviving a man who was experiencing an opioid overdose.

Naloxone – known by th...

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